Alexey
in some editions there's a period instead of <the> <a> semicolon in front of "I felt no fear" "...as well as the rest of them; I felt no fear..." It seems in some editions there's a period instead of the/a semicolon in front of "I felt no fear." Should I use "a" or "the"?
Oct 24, 2019 8:31 PM
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In fact, you could use either 'a' or 'the' here. 'A semi-colon' would be non-specific, just like 'a period'. 'The semi-colon' would refer to the specific one in the sentence that you've just quoted.
October 24, 2019
A period separates to completed sentences. A semi colon connects two closely related complete sentences. In this case the two sentences are closely related.
October 25, 2019
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Alexey
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